December 31st, 2013 Mobile commerce is now firmly established as a significant source of revenue growth for almost all online retailers, says Peter Sheldon of Forrester Research. “Last year Forrester forecasted that 5% of total online revenues would occur through mobile devices in 2013, but by the close of the year, many online retailers such … Continued

December 22nd mnubo is hiring! Check out their job openings below… Software Developer APPLICATIONS TEAM – You will develop and maintain the core network telecommunications solutions supported by mnubo’s engineering services business line. You will provide technical services to Fortune 500 companies and contribute towards improving their products Job Description Continued

December 19th, 2013 Vancouver-based Vivity Labs has been acquired by Rosetta Stone. Rosetta acquired Vivity for $12 million in cash. Vivity is the creator of Fit Brains, an educational gaming platform that whose mobile app version has been downloaded five million times in the past year. The company has also created dozens of other online … Continued

December 16th, 2013 Registering for a course hosted by Wavefront could save you $100 off your ticket to the Wireless Summits in February. The third annual Wavefront Wireless Summits, slated for February 4 to 6 in Vancouver, is a technology leadership conference focused on strategic business transformation enabled by wireless and mobility solutions. The conference … Continued

Deadline: Friday, January 17th at 5:00pm Discovery Parks and the City of Vancouver invite early-stage technology-based companies to apply to win free workspace at the Discovery Parks Vancouver facility for one year beginning May 1, 2014. Generator Open House: Tuesday, December 17th  – 1pm-4pm. Come visit Discovery Parks Vancouver, see the Generator space, meet the team, and have your questions answered. Continued

December 2013 You never get a second chance at a first impression, so businesses seeking to launch successful mobile applications must invest in improving usability right out the gate. Whether launching a customer-facing mobile app or deploying the latest mobile employee productivity tool, efforts are all for naught if users can’t—or won’t—actually use the application. … Continued